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Opal Ring #2

Designer: Salt and Summit

USD$145.00

ONE OF A KIND! GRAB IT WHILE YOU CAN!

Size 7

Featuring 1 high grade Australian Opal Doublet. Set in a Fine Silver Bezel and soldered to a Sterling base. 

Fabricated, stamped and sawed completely by hand. 

Features a split band for added durability and comfort. Looks great by itself or stacked with your other favorite rings. 

Opal Care

Caring for doublets or triplets is a little different to caring for solid opals. Because doublets and triplets consist of multiple layers glued together, prolonged exposure to water will eventually cause lifting between the layers and the infiltration of water. A doublet or triplet will take on a 'foggy' or grey appearance if this happens. This does not mean your opal will be ruined if you wear it in the shower once, or are caught in the rain. It takes prolonged exposure to cause water damage to a doublet or triplet.

Cleaning Your Opal

Doublets & triplets may be wiped with a damp soft cloth and mild detergent, but should never be soaked or immersed.

Never allow anyone to clean your opal in an ultrasonic cleaner, as the intense vibrations may cause cracking in a solid opal, and water penetration in a doublet or triplet.

Storing Opals

If you need to store your opal away for a period of time, simply place it in a padded cloth bag for protection and store it away. For longer storage periods, place your opal in cotton wool with a few drops of water, then into a sealed plastic bag just to be safe. The water is not intended to soak into the stone (as opal is impervious) but will prevent water coming out of the stone if it is exposed to very low humidity environments (for example, zero humidity storage safes).

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